A. Murat Kaynar, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology
  • Director, Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
  • Rotation Director, Anesthesiology residency rotation in Critical Care Medicine
  • Faculty, CRISMA Center

    Education & Training

  • MD, University of Istanbul, 1993
  • Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Istanbul, 1995
  • Internship, Surgery, Columbia University, 1996
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School, 1999
  • Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 2000
Representative Publications

Kaynar AM, Bakalov V, Laverde SM, Cambriel AI, Lee BH, Towheed A, Gregory AD, Webb SA, Palladino MJ, Bozza FA, Shapiro SD. Cost of surviving sepsis: A novel model of recovery from sepsis in Drosophila melanogaster. Intensive care medicine experimental. 2016 Dec 1;4(1):4.

Kaynar AM, Yende S, Zhu L, Frederick DR, Chambers R, Burton CL, Carter M, Stolz DB, Agostini B, Gregory AD, Nagarajan S. Effects of intra-abdominal sepsis on atherosclerosis in mice. Critical Care. 2014 Oct;18(5):469.

Kaynar AM, Houghton AM, Lum EH, Pitt BR, Shapiro SD. Neutrophil elastase is needed for neutrophil emigration into lungs in ventilator-induced lung injury. American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology. 2008 Jul;39(1):53-60.

Bakalov V, Amathieu R, Triba MN, Clément MJ, Reyes Uribe L, Le Moyec L, Kaynar AM. Metabolomics with nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy in a Drosophila melanogaster model of surviving sepsis. Metabolites. 2016 Dec 21;6(4):47.


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Research Interests
  • Ventilator induced lung injury
  • Role of zinc in hyperoxic lung injury
  • Sustained inflammation following sepsis and risk for cardiovascular events